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The novel by NICOLAI GOGOL in a dramatic version by Arthur Adamov
Translated by Peter Meyer
Music from the original French stage production composed by Claude Lochy with Kenneth Griffith and Alec McCowen
English premiere of this adaptation of the great Russian comic novel which was one of the highlights of the i960 Paris season.
Other parts plaved by Barbara Mitchell , John Bryning and members of the cast
Arranged for broadcasting and produced by WILLIAM GLEN-DOEPEL
Alec McCowen broadcasts by permission of the Directors of the Old Vic Trust ; Mark Dignam is in Ross ' at the Hay-market Theatre. London
To he repeated on June 4
DURING THE INTERVAL (9.0-9.5 app.) Four of Lvadov's
Eight Russian Folk Songs played by the Suisse Romande Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Ansermet on a gramophone record


Novel By: Nicolai Gogol
Translated By: Peter Meyer
Composed By: Claude Lochy
Unknown: Kenneth Griffith
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Unknown: Barbara Mitchell
Unknown: John Bryning
Produced By: William Glen-Doepel
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Unknown: Vic Trust
Unknown: Mark Dignam
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
The Author: Rolf Lefebvre
Selifan: Toke Townley
Chichikov: Kenneth Griffith
Manilov: James Thomason
The Chief Magistrate: Charles Leno
The Postmaster: Hugh Manning
Sobakievich: Mark Dignam
Anna Grigorievna: Betty Linton
Sofia Ivanovna: Eithne Dunne
Nozdriov: Alec McCowen
Korobochka: Nan Marriott- Watson
Police Captain: William Eedle
Plioushkin: Malcolm Hayes
The Bishop: Philip Leaver
The Public Prosecutor: Derek Birch
The Chief of Police: Philip Morant
The Governor's Wife: Gladys Spencer
The Inspector of Medical Services: Arthur Gomez
The Governor: Charles Simon


The Reizenstein Trio Maria Lidka (violin)
Derek Simpson (cello)
Franz Reizenstein (piano)


Violin: Maria Lidka
Cello: Derek Simpson
Piano: Franz Reizenstein

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